Business Admin & Leadership (BAL)
BAL 303 Ethical Principles of Effective Businesses 3 Units
The principles of conducting ethical business practices will be discussed and explored. Students will investigate how business leaders make critical decisions and implement strategy while applying ethical principles that impact business performance.
BAL 305 Christianity and Contemporary Culture 3 Units
Christianity and Contemporary Culture assists you in evaluating sources of information for culture and theology better enabling you to answer questions concerning life issues (e.g., sexuality, marriage, family, suffering, evil, death, creation, after life) and life choices in the Christian context. You will examine your own beliefs and compare these to that which Scripture teaches.
BAL 306 Business Law 3 Units
Basics of business law and its application for business managers and leaders will be discussed extensively in this course. Students will explore American law with an emphasis on application of business law and related tort law concepts relevant to modern business practices, including the role of the courts and administrative process.
BAL 308 Human Resource Strategies and Applications 3 Units
Human resources strategies are critical to all businesses. This course will provide students with valuable information that helps comprehend how organizations obtain, maintain and retain their human resources. Current legal regulations are also explored.
BAL 309 Financial Management of Businesses 3 Units
This course will introduce students to financial management principles based the analysis of financial statements. The concepts of cash flow, liquidity, debt obligation, and profitability will be examined from the strategic management and operational environments. Prerequisite: BAL 331.
BAL 313 Leadership and Professional Development Seminar I 1 Unit
BAL 313, BAL 314 & BAL 315 will introduce students to innovative leadership and management topics like, but not limited to, Connective Leadership, Strengths Based Leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility, resume writing and interviewing skills.
BAL 314 Leadership and Professional Development Seminar II 1 Unit
BAL 313, BAL 314 & BAL 315 will introduce students to innovative leadership and management topics like, but not limited to, Connective Leadership, Strengths Based Leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility, resume writing and interviewing skills. Prerequisite: BAL 313.
BAL 315 Leadership and Professional Development Seminar III 1 Unit
BAL 313, BAL 314 & BAL 315 will introduce students to innovative leadership and management topics like, but not limited to, Connective Leadership, Strengths Based Leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility, resume writing and interviewing skills. Prerequisites: BAL 313, BAL 314.
BAL 321 Writing and Communication in the Workplace 3 Units
In every profession, different forms of communication are an important aspect of effective execution. This course explores the basics of good writing, including the proper application of grammar and APA style rules. Written, oral and non-verbal communication will be covered in depth. The use of technology to access and share information is also examined.
BAL 331 Financial Accounting 3 Units
Introduces principles, concepts, and procedures of financial accounting essential to the preparation, understanding, and interpretation of accounting information. Includes the study of financial statements, journal transactions, investments in property, plant and equipment and depreciation.
BAL 332 Managerial Accounting 3 Units
Introduces the concepts of managing through the use of accounting information. Topics include the basic accounting equation, financial statement structure, the accounting cycle, costing, equity financing & asset valuation.
BAL 415 International Business 3 Units
This course explores the many dimensions of doing business in a global environment. Students will examine the opportunities and skills required to successfully compete in a global marketplace while completing an international business proposal.
BAL 420 Managing Today's Worker 3 Units
Current management theories are explored as students study the various aspects of managing today’s diverse workforce, managing within common organizational structures, and managing change.
BAL 425 Operations Management 3 Units
This course focuses on quantitative models for managing operations. Topics include process analysis, optimizing cash flow, supply chain management, and enhancing quality and mitigating risks in manufacturing and customer service.
BAL 430 Marketing for Results 3 Units
An overview of marketing management and research introduces the concepts of market based decisions. Students will develop skills in preparing a marketing plan based upon a solid understanding of market variables.
BAL 440 Business Strategies For Success 3 Units
This course focuses on strategic business analysis. Students will develop skills to create business value through learning the topics of operational, financial, defensive and market based strategies.
BAL 450 Business Leadership Strategies 3 Units
This course introduces leadership theories and practices and provides an understanding of how these theories are used in business today. Students will examine leadership and its effect on organizations while developing a personal leadership development plan and complete a project focused on the application of these theories to a business problem.
BAL 460 Social Media and the New Economy 3 Units
This course explores how social media is changing the economic landscape and introduces students to channel marketing, managing company product and image, creating virtual communities and advertising in the social media space. Students will learn how companies are using social networks and blogs to generate interest in their products or service offerings.